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This couple sold all their possessions to fund a sailboat journey around the world

But that's exactly what Matt and Jessica Johnson did when they realized they were spending too much time in front of the TV, reports the Daily Mail.<p>Instead of taking up yoga or going on a run, the change they opted for was radical. They sold their house, learned to sail, and began an epic adventure …

Australia's Matthew Dellavedova in NBA controversy

Australia's Matthew Dellavedova has become American sport's new villain as the Cleveland Cavaliers took a 3-0 lead in their NBA Eastern Conference …

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The Boy Scouts of America builds a sustainable tree house in West Virginia, USA http://ilikear.ch/1g0yOa2

SWING TIME by Höweler + Yoon Architecture

Höweler + Yoon Architecture have created an interactive playscape composed of 20 illuminated ring-shaped swings. The installation is located at The …

7 Examples Of Contemporary Firepits To Inspire You

1. The firepit at this home by Tóth Project Architect Office<p>Photography: Tamás Bujnovszky<p>.<br>2. The firepit at this home by Hufft Projects<p>Photography: …

10 Unique Glamping Experiences To Try In A Lifetime

Adding a touch of luxury, style and eco-friendly sophistication to the traditional camping experience, glamping has become one of the most popular …

The Lost America of Team America

As the geopolitical satire turns 10, it reminds of how much the world has and hasn't changed.<p>To remember what the world felt like to a lot of people in the fall of 2004, look no further than the opening scene of <i>Team America: World Police</i>, the South Park-driven marionette action spoof/international …

Rape Culture in the Alaskan Wilderness

In the tight-knit communities of the far north, there are no roads, no police officers—and higher rates of sexual assault than anywhere else in the United States.<p>One night a few years ago, when Jane was 13, a man she’d grown up with stumbled into the room she shared with her two sisters in Tanana, …

World Health Organization: No, Seriously, Stop Abusing Antibiotics

In a consciously alarming report today, the agency said, "Without urgent action, we are heading for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and minor injuries can once again kill."<p>"The problem is so serious that it threatens the achievements of modern medicine. A post-antibiotic era—in …

AIA Names Top 10 Most Sustainable Projects in U.S.

In honor of Earth Day, we have complied a preview of the top ten most sustainable exemplars of U.S. architecture selected by the American Institute …

Why Won't Washington Take on Wall Street's Biggest Crimes?

The Justice Department has successfully convicted dozens of bankers for insider trading. But the big banks did something much worse and got away with it.<p>Yesterday, the judge in the SAC case accepted the firm's plea deal with the Justice Department, in which the firm and its subsidiaries pled guilty …

Everything You Need to Know About High-Frequency Trading

Why the algobots that rule Wall Street are good—and why they're evil, too.<p>The stock market isn't rigged, but it is taxed.<p>It always has been. As Justin Fox points out, for as long as people have been trading stocks, there have been middlemen taking a cut of the action. Now, that cut has gotten …

Up for Polyamory? Creating Alternatives to Marriage

How one lawyer helps those, like her, in non-traditional relationships<p>“When I was a child,” Diana Adams began, “I had a doll house and a rich fantasy life. I imagined that I was a cancer-curing surgeon, a world-class ballerina, and a TV show host all at the same time. I was also an amazing mom to …

Teaching Kids to Quit

Persistence is a virtue, but there's no need to fetishize it.<p>My son has been doing martial arts for a couple of years now. He likes it for the most part—he just graduated to a level where he gets to learn how to fight with sticks, which is, he thinks, pretty great. So I was a little surprised when, …

IKEA Launches Program to Bring Solar-Powered Light to 10 Million Refugees

There are nearly 10.5 million refugees around the world, and nearly half of them are children. When the sun sets, many of these people displaced by …

New Photos Show 'Bosco Verticale' Vertical Forest Nearing Completion in Milan

At first glance it looked too fantastical to be real, but now the completion date for the world’s first vertical forest is drawing near. Located in …

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10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)

Great Getaways<p>To help with 2014 vacation planning, the Andrew Harper team has rounded up the best of the best bars, restaurants, spas, adventures, …

Articles about architecture and design 2013 year review on Dwell.com - Dwell

We are proud to announce that Architecture for Humanity will be onstage at Dwell on Design 2013 to discuss their ongoing...<p>The Design Museum London’s annual "Designs of the Year" exhibition acts as a wonderful filter for a year’s worth of production...<p>Insidenorway brings an array of top-notch …

How Drug Cartels Are Like Amazon And Google

After this enlightening TEDTalk, you’ll never look at drug cartels the same way again.<p>Billions of dollars in sales. Quick shipments. Ultra-efficient distribution chains. Carefully orchestrated PR. Drone delivery.<p>It sounds a bit like Amazon! But in reality, this is any one of the three major Mexican …

Wonderful Eco Homes for the Indigenous Mapuche People Pop Up in Chile

Ruca is a social housing complex located to the north of Santiago de Chile. The project was designed for the indigenous Mapuche people by Undurraga …

Spice Up Your Soiree with these Fall Cider Recipes

Cheers to all the delectable delights of Autumn — kettle corn, pumpkin pie, and apple cider, to name but a few! <b>When seasonal temperatures start to drop, nothing chases off the chills better than a toasty beverage.</b><p>Next time you pass a roadside farm stand, why not pick up a gallon of locally made …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Sublime Landscape Illustrations by Ani Roschier

In my opinion a good artist will not only come up with great character design, but also bring to life sublime landscapes, worlds of fantasy where …

Gorgeous Animal Illustrations by Amy Hamilton

Animals are great subjects for art, and it's great to see an artist managing to do such great pieces like these, by Amy Hamilton. She's a very …

Animals

Articles about promo daily nancy baron on Dwell.com - Dwell

Today's Photographer Promotional Piece We Love and Why: Nancy...<p>Today's Photographer Promotional Piece We Love and Why: Sasha...<p>Today's Photographer Promotional Piece We Love and Why: José...<p>Today's Photographer Promotional Piece We Love and Why: Joe...<p>In this installment of Photographer's …